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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 11 Oktober 2007
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Fluggesellschaft:AMC Airlines
Kennzeichen: SU-BOY
Werknummer: 53191/2151
Baujahr: 1996
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 156
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 163
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST) (   Türkei)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hurghada Airport (HRG/HEGN), Ägypten
Flug nach:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polen
The flight to Warsaw was forced to land in Istanbul (IST) due to a technical problem. The airplane overran runway 18/36 on landing. The main undercarriage was sheared off and the MD-83 came to rest just short of approach lights.


photo of MD-83-SU-BOY
accident date: 11-10-2007
type: McDonnell Douglas MD-83
registration: SU-BOY

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hurghada Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 2959 km (1849 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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